We help our International students with:

  • Student Visa and Insurance Information
  • Academic programme advice, entry requirements and study options
  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation
  • Living in New Zealand
  • International Support and Information
  • Workshops and Focus Groups

Consulting Hours

The International Team is now based in Building 180- Te Puna Hub. You can now book to meet with your Student Support Advisor, or the Visa/ Insurance/ Homestay Advisor when needed. The best way to do this is to us call on 0800 10 75 10 or make your own booking below. The advisors are available from Monday- Friday, 9am- 3pm.

Please note: There is no guarantee that you will be able to meet with the exact advisor that you are here for without prior appointments. We recommend making an appointment before turning up to avoid disappointment.

Meet the International Support Team

International Student Support

International enquiries phone +64 9 892 7402
Emergency Phone (24/7)

Please ring 111 (Fire, Ambulance, Police) in the case of an emergency.

This phone line is not for application/visa related enquiries.

For additional 24/7 support or advice in emergencies, call 021 829 510

Email international@unitec.ac.nz
Student Visa studentvisa@unitec.ac.nz or call us on +64 9 892 7402 
Insurance insurance@unitec.ac.nz or call us on +64 9 892 7402 
Immigration NZ +64 9 914 4100
To make a complaint/raise an issue Please read through on how to lodge a student complaint and fill out a complaint form or contact us on 021-829510
Unitec Campus Security (24/7) 0800 10 95 90

Health and Wellbeing

Wellness Centre/Counselling

Te Puna Ground Floor. Phone 0800 10 85 10 or +64 9 815 4321 ext. 7248



0800 543 354


Suicide Crisis Helpline

0508 828 865



0800 611 116

Contact Healthline

White Cross Emergency (24/7)

09 520 9555 or email ascot@whitecross.co.nz

Ground Floor, Ascot Hospital, 90 Greenlane Road East

Other support services across Unitec

There are also study support services for all students which includes support from the Learning Centre, re-enrolment help and Library support as well.

Once you're enrolled, check out student life. There are lots of clubs to join, Experience NZ trips you can sign up for, there are even opportunities to apply for Unijet Outbound Student Exchange programme.

See the range of student support services available

Unitec International Alumni

There is a newly formed International Alumni Group and you're welcome to like our International Alumni Facebook page. Stay in touch with classmates and find out about what's happening and where and when.